Niagara Falls frozen in time amid Arctic chill

The Niagara Falls have been partly frozen into a cascade of icicles as a result of the extremely cold weather in Canada and the US.

These photos show the US side of the falls pictured from Ontario in Canada on Wednesday.

Watch video of the Niagars Falls in their icy glory here

The US side of the Niagara Falls
The US side of the Niagara Falls Credit: REUTERS/Aaron Harris
Part of the roaring waterfall frozen over
Part of the roaring waterfall frozen over Credit: REUTERS/Aaron Harris
Niagara Falls pictured from Canadian side
Niagara Falls pictured from Canadian side Credit: REUTERS/Aaron Harris

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